Joan de Bassingbourne1

F, b. 1250
Fatherson de Bassingbourne
     Joan de was born in 1250 in England. She was the niece of Warin de Bassingburn who had the wardship Thomas Mauduit Mauduit.2 Joan de married Thomas Mauduit, son of William Mauduit and Eve (?), circa 1268 in England. This was an arranged marriage by the couple's uncle, Warin Bassingburn.3,4 Joan's husband, an unknown person , died between 1270 and 1271, leaving her a widow. Her husband , Thomas, had gone to the Holy Lands with Prince Edward in 1270. In 1271 Richard, King of the Romans, was granted wardship of her son; , while on a crusade to the Holy Land with Prince Edward in 1270. His son, Warin's, wardship was granted to Richard, King of the Romans.3,5 Joan de married 2nd William de Wintreshull on 15 October 1272 in Wiltshire, England.6,7 In 1275, she held Warminster Manor in dower.3

Family 1

Thomas Mauduit b. 1243, d. bt 1270 - 1271


  1. [S506] Note: Warin Bassinburn had the wardship of Thomas Mauduit, son of William Mauduit
    by his wife Eve. Warin Bassingburn married Thomas to his daughter Joan
    Bassingburn and their son was Warin Mauduit [1269-1300]. This is cited in the
    Close Rolls of Henry III, 1261-1264, pp. 339-340.
    - MichaelAnne _e-mail address_ (mailto:e-mail address) on
    Gen-Medieval-L Feb 2005.
  2. [S1380] Many Mini Biographies: Thomas Manduit born before 1250 -
  3. [S936] British History Online - Victoria County History: Warminister Manor, Wiltshire -
  4. [S506] Note: It should be noted that in this time period and with the noblity and landed gentry, all marriages were required to be arranged. This was done in order to preserve estates and to insure the status of the families involved.
  5. [S506] Note: Prince Edward became King Edward I in 1272.
  6. [S1380] Many Mini Biographies: Thomas Manduit -
  7. [S1401] Gerald Paget, Genealogical and Heraldic Baronage of England: an Account of the Ancient Nobility of this Realm.